Monday, March 24, 2014

PRP- Put Me In The Zoo

Season 9 of Project Run and Play is here, and I think we're going to see some amazing clothes from these amazing contestants. Their combined creativity and sewing skills means this is going to be so inspiring. I am going to sew along for some (or maybe all) of the weeks. I made some New Year's Resolutions about not spending money on fabric for clothes that Elena doesn't need so I will try to adhere to that. But if the fabric was free to me, or the clothing is something she needs, or if I can refashion something, then game on!

Our Put Me In The Zoo look is inspired by Elena's recent discovery and love of Disney's 101 Dalamatians.

The tunic length top has a nice swingy shape and contrast button placket down the back. I combined a few different basic bodices to get the shape. The neck and armholes are finished with matching bias tape and the ruffle cap sleeves are attached following this method explained nicely last week on You and Mie. 

This fits with my resolution requirements because the rayon fabric was repurposed from a top I made myself last year but didn't like. (Not sure what I was thinking with this print.) I was even able to reuse the bias tape and make some more. The solid black was gifted to me from my mom's destashing last year, the buttons too. The capri length knit leggings were also given to us and now they are useful because we have something to wear with them. 

Make It and Love It


  1. So cute! I love how the sleeves are the "ears" of the dog. I bet she just loves this!

  2. Very cute tunic! The fabric is perfect for the spots - and love the sleeves.

  3. I love the fabric, it's a perfect interpretation of dalmatian spots!

  4. So cute! I can see the playfulness of puppy in the outfit!

  5. Very cute outfit! Your resolution fits good with Challenge Create: Adult Edition week 4 theme; Destash Week! It's coming up in April, and we'd love for you to sew along!

  6. Very cute outfit! I can totally see the dalmatian!

  7. So cute! Love the inspiration...and how it's not super it!


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